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3 Tips for Your Secondary Medical School Applications

With medical school application season in full swing, anxiety levels are noticeably high–I can personally attest to the stress of waking up for two months with the “Did I get an interview e-mail?!” alarm going off in my head. As you start putting together your secondary applications, there are some core principles you should follow. Now, I’m […]

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What ACT Score Do I Need? The Magic Number

More and more, colleges are beginning to consider students holistically. Admissions committees acknowledge and reward a breadth of interests, like athletic achievement, artistic endeavors, or other activities. Your application includes a variety of information: personal statements, academic records, and recommendations all play important roles. In light of this, you may wonder how important are your […]

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Everything about College Applications

The Basics of Electronic College Applications What should you know about college applications in the high tech era? A brief explanation follows. I. How to submit your college applications (options): The Common Application: With 456 participating schools, it allows you to fill out one application. State schools participating include the University of Michigan and UNC […]

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Ten Important College Admissions Trends

Here are Ten Important College Admissions Trends, for students applying to colleges: The most recent results from the National Association for College Admissions Counseling’s annual survey of what is transpiring in the world of college admissions follow. 1. College Enrollment Is Up As of 2009, 20.4 million students were enrolled in college, representing 70 percent […]

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Ten Mistakes to Avoid in Your College Essays

Here’s a better way to write your college admissions essays, so that you avoid the most common mistakes in applying. Ten Mistakes to Avoid in Your College Essays It is college essay time and you want this part of your college application package to complement your academic and non-academic achievements, and not distract from them. […]

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Four College Admissions Myths and Reality

Conventional wisdom from friends and family on the college admissions process is often wrong. Four common college admissions myths and the truth follow. College Admission Myth One: It Doesn’t Matter Where You Go to College A common refrain from peers and sometimes parents is that education is basically the same everywhere and you will get […]

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America’s Best Public Universities Increasing Admissions of Out-of-State Students

Background to the Trend and How Families Can Take Advantage of It… Students and families seeking an edge in the increasing competitive world of college admissions should take note of an emerging trend which has received little publicity. In response to diminishing support from financially strapped state legislatures, many of America’s top public universities have […]

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Score Choice on the Common App: New Version!

Change in Question on Test Scores on the Common Application The Common Application, now accepted by 415 schools, provides students with the opportunity to submit one application as opposed to individual applications for each school. This year’s version of the Common Application went live on the web on July 31 and includes a change in […]

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How to Choose a College: Guidelines for students and parents

An article on how to select a college, and factors you should consider… You worked hard during the academic year and you just want to chill out this summer. You can make that trip to the beach, however, and still get the ball rolling on your college search. What criteria should you use for creating […]

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How Parents Can Help Their Kids with College Applications…

Here are some guidelines for parents who want to assist their kids in the college app process: The media have recently highlighted “helicopter parents” who seize control of the college application process from their kids. They fill out their college applications, sit in on college interviews, and attend college events designed only for prospective students. […]

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